Latest NY Region News from the NY Times
- 336 Million Reasons New Jersey Really Enjoys Betting on Sports
A total of $336.6 million has been wagered on sports in New Jersey since sports betting became legal in June. Could the Garden State challenge Nevada for sports betting supremacy?
- Big City: A New Chapter in the Police Department’s Crackdown on the Left
The Proud Boys, listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, showed up in Manhattan last week. Were the police too accommodating?
- Cuomo, Called a Chicken, Says ‘I Will Be Here’ for Debate. He Has Caveats.
After days of being mocked, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo agreed to a debate Marcus Molinaro, but only if it took place within 24 hours, at 8 a.m.
- Right to Know Is Now the Law. Here’s What That Means.
Police officers in New York City must provide more information to members of the public they interact with, and get consent for many searches.
- Founder of Proud Boys Says He’s Arranging Surrender of Men in Brawl
Two members have been arrested. Gavin McInnes, the group’s founder, said other members would soon be in custody.
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- Poll: Just 1 in 4 thinks US Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh told entire truth
Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans and Democrats hol …
- American Animals: Why Bart Layton included the real criminals in his heist movie
It’s not about the heist.
- Donald Trump: 'Severe' consequences if Saudis murdered Jamal Khashoggi
US President Donald Trump has acknowledged it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have …
- US lottery jackpot hits $1.5 billion – and it's not even the highest ever
A lottery draw in the US has hit a record US$970 million (NZ$1.476 billion), the second-largest US lottery pool ever, trailing only the US$1.59b Powerball prize in 2016.
- Cleaning crews find more remains hidden in old US funeral home
Several cremated remains have been found by cleaning crews at a former Detroit funeral home where mummified remains of 10 foetuses were discovered last week in a ceiling, state licensing inspectors sa …
- Not Just for Grown-Ups: The Broadway Audience Is Getting Younger
The average age of the Broadway theatergoer last season was 40.6 — the lowest since 2000, the Broadway League says, and 15 percent of theatergoers were under 18.
- This Playwright Has Been Listening to Her Mother
Jaclyn Backhaus’s new play sounds like the story of a Punjabi-American of her generation, and it is. But it also draws on her mother’s fraught family.
- The Week in Arts: ‘Wildlife,’ Terrence McNally, American Ballet Theater
With barely contained fury, Carey Mulligan stars as a Montana housewife in Paul Dano’s directorial debut.
- Clay Aiken and Ruben Studdard Reunite in a Broadway Holiday Show
The two former “American Idol” rivals will be in a limited-run show that opens in December at the Imperial Theater.
- Theater Review: In Paris, Justice Takes Center Stage
Justice — its rhetoric and its travails — is at the heart of several new theater productions in Paris.